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2017 IAHCSMM Annual Conference sets stage for education in Nashville

The IAHCSMM 2017 Annual Conference & Expo will feature a variety educational sessions, hands-on labs and workshops to improve attendees’ sterile processing skills.

Daily keynote speakers set to inspire at 2017 IAHCSMM Annual Conference

For the first time, the IAHCSMM Annual Conference will feature an inspiring and insightful keynote speaker for each day of the conference. These four...

CS certification: Let 2017 be your year

Central Service (CS) professionals will benefit their careers, customers and patients by taking the initiative to become certified and not waiting for their state...

When patient safety is prioritized, shortcuts aren’t an option

Most Central Service (CS) professionals are dedicated to doing what’s right to promote patient safety, deliver quality customer service and improve patient outcomes. At...

CS professionals should celebrate Perioperative Nurse Week

International Central Service Week and International Infection Prevention Week were both celebrated in October and hopefully, professionals from both groups honored the other during...

Elevating CS professionalism with IAHCSMM Fellowship

Fellowship status is among the highest honors professional organizations can bestow upon their members. The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management’s (IAHCSMM’s)...

Sample resource documents simplify CS department’s process improvement efforts

All Central Service (CS) departments should seek to improve their practices on a daily basis; however, CS professionals may not always know the best...

Plan now for the best International CS Week ever

The week to honor Central Service (CS) professionals and the CS discipline itself is mere weeks away (October 9-15, 2016), and there’s no better...

Workplace bullying: what it is, how to stop it

Bullying behaviors are all too common in the workplace, including in the Central Service (CS) department. When allowed to continue without effective or targeted...

The power of peer mentorship in CS

Whether you’re a veteran Central Service (CS) manager or technician, or a relatively new team member of the department, effective mentorship and peer feedback...
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